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Alex Chilton  The Replacements

Date: Mon, 11 Dec 1995 09:49:56 -0500 (EST)
From: Ben McTernan
Subject: Replacements: alex_chilton.crd
Here's how I play it. I kind of cheat by using a capo on the 2nd fret,
but you still get the general feel and sound of the song.
Alex Chilton
(Capo on 2nd fret)
Intro:
Em D9 C9 (4x)
[A9] [G] [A9] [Asus4]  
[Em] [D9] [C9] 
[E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] [E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] [E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] 
 
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0 2 2 0 0 0 X X 0 2 3 0 X 3 2 0 3 0
[A9] [G] [Asus4] 
[E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] [E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] [E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] 
 
 ----------- ----------- -----------

X 0 2 2 0 0 3 X 0 0 3 3 X 0 2 2 3 0
Verse:
[G]If he was from [G/F#]Venus would he [FaddG]feed us with a [Am7]spoon
[G]If he was from [G/F#]Mars then that be [A9]cool
[G]Standin' right on [G/F#]campus would he [FaddG]stamp us in a [Am7]file
[G]Hangin' down in [G/F#]Memphis all the [A9]while
[G] [G/F#] [FaddG] [Am7] 
[E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] [E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] [E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] [E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] 
 
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3 2 0 0 3 3 2 X 0 0 3 3 X X 3 0 1 3 X 0 2 0 1 3
The A9 in verses is played the same as shown above for the intro.
Chorus:
[Em]Children by the [D9]millions wait for Alex [C9]Chilton
When he comes [D9]round
Sayin' I'm in love.... (This part is the same as intro)
Bridge:
Cm7 (Eb??) Bb
Never travel too far
[Cm]Without a little Big [D]Star
[Cm7] [Bb] [Cm] [D] 
[E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] [E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] [E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] [E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E] 
 
 ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------

X 3 5 3 4 3 X 1 3 3 3 X X 3 5 5 4 3 X X 0 2 3 2
That first chord may actually be an Eb, not a Cm7, in which case you
should play it:
[Eb]  
[E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E]  
 
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X 6 5 3 4 3
But that essentially covers all parts of the song. I haven't tabbed out
the lead (anyone else want to give it a shot??), which is played over the
chords from the intro. Hope someone finds this useful.
Ben McTernan
bc80233@bingsuns.cc.binghamton.edu

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A A9 Am7 Asus4 B Bb C9 Cm Cm7 D D9 E Eb Em FaddG G G/F#
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